Articles by Travis Tribble


The Chemistry of Caffeine

A CHEMICAL BREAKDOWN OF YOUR FAVORITE STIMULANT Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world, and a number of its users have no idea exactly how it works. The chemistry behind it is simple, yet even today some of its methods are still unknown to scientists. The Science Caffeine takes about 20…

ASG in Review – Vol 54 Issue 13, May 17, 2019

The Associated Student Government (ASG) typically holds meetings from 3-5 p.m. every other Monday in the Boardroom of the 1000 Building. The third meeting of the quarter was on May 13 in Rm. 9201. Students may attend if they would like to meet their representatives or voice an issue. In addition, students may also meet…

ASG in Review – Vol 54 Issue 12, May 3, 2019

The Associated Student Government (ASG) typically holds meetings from 3-5 p.m. every other Monday in the Boardroom of the 1000 Building. The second meeting of the quarter was on April 29 in Rm. 9201. Students may attend if they would like to meet their representatives or voice an issue. In addition, students may also meet…

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Music: The Greatest Escape

SCC STUDENT FINDS THAT PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Summer is coming and there will be an abundance of new bands to go see, including SCC student Em Heffernan’s project Nessy. On April 20, Nessy opened a house show with a combination of eight-bit digital pop and jazzy rock. Heffernan’s vocals were clean and at times operatic…

Dwell on the Job

SCC IS LOOKING FOR ITS FIRST SET OF RESIDENTIAL ADVISORS If getting to live in a free, fully furnished studio apartment on campus and becoming more involved in SCC’s leadership sounds appealing, there might be a new job for you. The 7000 Building is nearly complete and needs tenants, but there isn’t anyone to hold…

ASG in Review – Vol 54 Issue 11, April 19, 2019

The Associated Student Government (ASG) typically holds meetings from 3-5 p.m. every other Monday in the Boardroom of the 1000 Building. This meeting was on April 15, and was the first meeting of spring quarter and held in Rm. 9201. Students may attend if they would like to meet their representatives or voice an issue….

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Curve Your Enthusiasm

INTERVIEW WITH THE FLAT-EARTH LEADER Many of the leaders in the Flat Earth Society have backgrounds in engineering, computing and other intellectual disciplines. The question remains: How can people who are otherwise level-headed and logical fall prey to what seems to be a ridiculous notion that contradicts the most understood principles of the universe? This…

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“We’ve Had Enough!”

SCC was ablaze with passionate speakers and enthusiastic crowds as underpaid faculty and staff cried “no more!” The failure of Washington state to tax the rich and properly fund higher education came to a head on April 16, 2019 when nine community and technical colleges (CTCs) in the Seattle area held staff and student walkouts….

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Stress Divided by Two

SCC COSIGNS NEW MATH PROGRAM SCC is planning on cutting out prerequisite math programs with hopes of improving student success. “Corequisites” is the name of the new program and is currently in its feedback and planning phase. The changes will be implemented as soon as fall quarter 2019. The idea behind the transition is to…

ASG in Review – Vol 54 Issue 9, March 1, 2019

The Associated Student Government (ASG) typically holds meetings from 3-5 p.m. every other Monday in the Boardroom of the 1000 Building. This meeting was on Feb. 28, and was the third meeting of winter quarter. Students may attend if they would like to meet their representatives or voice an issue. In addition, students may meet…

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